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Frequently Asked Questions About Golf Enrichment Class

Does my child need golf experience to take a TGA afterschool golf class?

No previous golf experience is necessary. This youth development program is designed to introduce PK-8th grade students to golf on their school campuses with age appropriate instruction that is dynamic and retainable. The curriculum was designed by golf professionals and education experts to include lesson plans that are fun, safe and effective.

Does my child need his/her own golf clubs to participate in a TGA afterschool golf class?

No, TGA will provide all necessary equipment including appropriately sized clubs, reduced-flight safe golf balls, mats, props and any additional materials.

What will my child learn in a TGA class?

The TGA curriculum has been honed by leading golf and education specialists to include a mix of educational components, physical fitness and golf skills, character development initiatives and life lessons. Each member of the coaching staff is screened and certified to help guide your child through the five levels of the TGA program. For more information on each level, visit the After School Enrichment section above.

Where are classes held?

Classes are conducted year-round, indoors and out, on concrete or grass, depending on the space available at each location. Specific class details can be found when you click the “Sign Up Today” button.

Does my child need to bring/wear anything specific to TGA golf class?

Each week students are encouraged to bring their TGA student handbook and TGA hat, both of which are provided as a part of the Yellow Level.

 


 

Frequently Asked Questions About Golf Leagues

What are the age ranges for the league?

Most TGA Golf leagues are open to students between 6 and 15 years of age. In some cases, the golf courses we partner with impose additional age restrictions. Check out the specific age requirements for the league you’re interested in by clicking “Sign Up Today” to view the event details.

Can my child play with their friend?

We will do or best to accommodate requests. Please contact the Chapter Director with any pairing requests once you complete your registration.

My child has not attended a TGA after school program, are they able to participate?

Absolutely! We do ask that each child has learned the fundamentals including grip, stance and swing and have a general understanding of the golf course before signing up for a league. Please contact your Chapter Director if you have any questions or would like to find out how your child can become ready to participate in the league.

Will my child play in every event?

Yes, and they have the opportunity to contribute with nearly every shot.

How long will an event take?

Each match is 9 holes, and should take between two and three hours. Please arrive at least 15 minutes before your scheduled tee time.

Will I be able to spectate?

Most facilities allow spectators. Please be aware of play occurring around you.

Can I caddie for my child?

Yes. We encourage parents to caddy for their children.

Can I assist with the league administration?

Yes, each team will have a parent volunteer coach who is responsible for a four-player team. Please contact your Chapter Director for more information.

 


 

Frequently Asked Questions Tennis Enrichment Class

Does my child need tennis experience to take a TGA Tennis Enrichment class?

No previous tennis experience is necessary. This youth development program is designed to introduce PK-8th grade students to tennis with age appropriate instruction that is dynamic and retainable. The curriculum was designed by tennis professionals and education experts to include lesson plans that are fun, safe and effective.
Does my child need his/her own tennis racquet to participate in a TGA tennis enrichment class?
No, TGA will provide all necessary equipment including appropriately sized racquets and nets, reduced-compression balls, and any additional materials.

What will my child learn in a TGA class?

Students will experience tennis instruction, a mix of educational components, physical activity, character development initiatives and life lessons as they participate in TGA’s curriculum that has been honed by the USTA and education specialists. Whether your student is participating in TGA’s 5 level instruction based elementary school program or our play based middle school program, each member of TGA’s coaching staff is screened and certified to help guide your student athlete to becoming an avid tennis player.

Where are classes held?

Classes are conducted year-round, indoors and out, on any hard surface at schools, community centers. TGA supplies all of the equipment necessary to create tennis courts in virtually any space.

Does my child need to bring/wear anything specific to TGA tennis class?

Students should wear comfortable clothes and closed-toe shoes to class. All other equipment will be provided and students will receive a TGA hat and color-coded wristband for the level that have completed at the end of the session.